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Virtual Information Session (411342)

Virtual Information Session

Are you still deciding on the career path you want to take?
Interested in taking a gap year before going back to school or jumping into a full time career?
Do you desire to make a difference?
If so, join us to learn more about post-grad service opportunities with City Year!
Join our virtual info session to learn more about our work as Student Success Coaches, get clarity around the benefits package, and gain knowledge about the application process.
*PLEASE NOTE: You will receive a link to a Skype meeting either the DAY BEFORE or the DAY OF the scheduled Virtual Info Session. You do not need a Skype account, if you are joining the meeting on the computer. If you choose to join the meeting on your phone, you will need to first download the Skype app and create an account.

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Career Ready Boot Camp 2020 (400753)

Career Ready Boot Camp 2020

Don’t worry, there won't be any push-ups or sprints, but what you will find is that in just 2 days you’ll participate in workshops to set you up for success AND spend structured time finding opportunities and preparing and sending out MANY applications......with a team of coaches right there to support and guide you along the way!
Wondering if Boot Camp is right for you? It is if....
- You are in the process of planning for what is next
- You need guidance in finding relevant opportunities
- You need additional support and coaching as you apply
And especially if you just need a kick in the pants to get you moving and on your way to achieving your post-graduation goals!
The application deadline for Boot Camp 2020 is Wednesday, December 4 by 11:59 PM. While there is an application process, we won't turn away anyone who feels they could benefit from this program. You may be asked to do some pre-work prior to attending boot camp (exploration activities or resume work) depending on where you are in your career planning process.
Please note:
If you are selected for this program you will return to campus early on Wednesday, January 15. You will be required to participate in ALL scheduled activities (day and evening) on January 16 and 17, therefore, you cannot have any other outside commitments for these 2 days (work, athletics, etc.). MOST but not all meals will be provided. Campus Services and meal plans will not begin until the evening of January 19th, which includes access to the Whisler Center for Student Wellness. There is no cost to participate in this program.

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Exploring YOU in Year TWO: Sophomore Career Planning Conference (406122)

Exploring YOU in Year TWO: Sophomore Career Planning Conference

Are you trying to figure out your plans for this summer? Are you unsure about what you want to do after graduation? Do you have questions about how to plan for internships, jobs and/or graduate school? If so, this conference is for you! It has been designed to help you gain confidence in your career direction, reduce stress around career planning and give you time to create a career action plan.
You will take the time to explore what you are interested in and learn how to prepare yourself for your post-Denison life. A number of Denison alumni will share about different career paths, answer questions and discuss how their careers have evolved. Hear from current juniors and seniors about their summer planning process, what they learned and how their experiences aided their career planning. You will attend breakout sessions and leave Saturday excited about career possibilities and ready to activate your individualized career plan. Details below, dress is business casual and attendance is required for BOTH days.
When: Friday, January, 31st 6:00 pm -8:00 pm, Knobel Hall
Dinner, keynote address, upper-class student panel
Keynote Speaker: Betsy Fisher '10, Director of Strategy, International Refugee Assistance Project
Betsy Fisher is the Director of Strategy at the International Refugee Assistance Project. She is an attorney and supervises IRAP’s Policy, Communications, and Intake and Legal Information teams. In this role, she coordinates IRAP’s efforts to improve and expand global refugee resettlement and other pathways to safety for the world’s most vulnerable refugees. She has appeared on the Rachel Maddow show, MSNBC News, NPR's All Things Considered, and in many other news outlets.
She previously served as IRAP’s Jordan attorney and intake coordinator based in Amman, Jordan. Betsy received a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, an M.A. in Middle Eastern and North African Studies from the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School, and a B.A., magna cum laude, in Political Science and Arabic from Denison University.
At Denison, Betsy's activities included volunteering through DCA at Legal Aid and the Pinekirk nursing home; studying abroad in Amman, Jordan; and participating in Denison's Moot Court team.

Saturday, February 1st, 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
Breakfast with President Weinberg, followed by concurrent conference sessions such as a Strengths Assessment, Designing Your Summer, Considering and Preparing for Grad School, Pick Three- a session designed to help you narrow your career focus, and multiple opportunities to speak with alumni from various career fields. Lunch with alumni is also included.

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JPMorgan Chase Sophomore Edge Event (413212)

JPMorgan Chase Sophomore Edge Event

Sophomore Edge provides an immersive training experience into the world of banking for historically underrepresented segments in the
field of financial services, specifically Black, Hispanic and Native American sophomore students.
What we offer
Through a series of in-person events and virtual sessions, talented students will be exposed to the finance industry and different career paths.
You'll have the option to choose from three distinct career tracks at JPMorgan Chase:
• Banking & Markets
• Corporate Strategy & General Management
• Software Engineering
Each track will hold a two-day conference at a JPMorgan Chase U.S. location where you'll learn how to navigate corporate environments and excel in our
application process, preparing you to apply for 2021 summer internships. All majors are welcome.
When’s the event?
March 11 - April 2, 2020 (will vary by track)
The virtual series will launch after each event.
Learn more & register:
Registration deadline:
January 26, 2020 at 11:59PM EST

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